EBR schools selects new superintendent

EBR votes in new supt.; favors renaming Lee High

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board selected Leslie Brown as the system’s new superintendent during a meeting Thursday, June 18.

Two women were up for the job, Leslie Brown and Dr. Nakia Towns.

Brown is the chief portfolio services officer for Broward County Public Schools in Florida.

“Thank you to the Board and all the students, teachers, parents, and community organizations who were part of this search process. I am truly honored to be the next leader of [East Baton Rouge Parish Schools],” said Brown. “This is a homecoming for me, and I cannot wait to see you soon. #WomenLeadingEd

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